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Proposal to Limit Humphreys Peak Hikers to 50 A Day

The Arizona Daily Sun has suggested limiting Humphreys Peak climbers to 50 a day.  The paper made the proposal in response to the July 20 lightning strike near the summit that killed 17-year-old Wade Young on July 20. The paper notes that … Continue reading

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Lightning Kills One Near Humphreys Peak Summit

Lightning killed a 17-year-old Wade Young of Tempe, Arizona, near the Humphreys Peak summit on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Two other hikers nearby were also transported to a Flagstaff hospital. Meteorologists said there were 106 on-the-ground and 393 cloud-to-cloud lightning … Continue reading

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Snow Boarder Pledges Funds to Rebuild CCC Cabin on Mount Mansfield Damaged in Fire

WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports- Jake Burton Carpenter, founder of the snow board company Jake Burton, has pledged $100,000 to rebuild a Mount Mansfield Civilian Conservation Cabin that was heavily damaged by in a fire accidentally set his … Continue reading

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Arizona Snowball to add “Humphreys Peak Lift” as Part of $2 million Overhaul

Don’t get too excited. The Arizona Snowbowl won’t be whisking you up Humphreys Peak in a chairlift. But the Snowbowl likes the name for its first chair lift in many years (and it will be technically on the lower portion … Continue reading

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Carlton Australian Rules Football Team Plans Mass Winter Climb of Humphreys

The Carlton Blue Australian rules football team plans a mass winter climb of Humphreys as part of their training.

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Arizona Snowbowl Logging for New Trails and Chairlift

The Arizona Snowbowl is reported to be logging in preparation for a new ski trail and chair lift.

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Article on Humphreys Peak Hike

The Arizona Daily Sun has a report on a climb of Humphreys Peak. It may not be the greatest trip report but it’s nice seeing it in the paper.

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Humphreys Peak Trail Reopens After Schultz Fire Contained

Coconino National Forest has reopened the Humphreys Peak Trail and the Snowbowl Ski Lift (referred to as the “sky ride”) that was closed in the Schultz Fire that started in mid-June.

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Trail Conditions: Snow still obscures Humphreys Peak Trail

Memorial Day reports indicates deep snow covered the upper parts of the trail in the trees to Doyle Saddle

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New Book on Hiking Summits of Boundary Peak, Humphreys Peak, Wheeler Peak

Branch Whitney has just published a book on hiking the Southwest including state highpoints.

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